#21 Cochise College got another victory on the season over a tough Mesa College 85-59. The Apaches had six players in double figures and finished with a balanced scoring attack. Awa Keita leads all scorers with 17 points.
“I give credit to Mesa. They scouted us, attacked us off the dribble and had a great game plan,” Coach Laura Hughes said. “They jumped to a big lead in the first quarter. Our team responded well and fought back to gain control. It’s important for us to have some tough games before the playoffs.”
The Apaches have a four-game conference lead with five games left to play. They are 22-3 overall, 16-1 in a conference and on a 13 game winning streak. The Apaches continue to be undefeated in 2019, their last loss coming to #1 ranked South Plains, December 31st.
The Apaches travel to Sells, AZ to take on Tohono College, Wednesday, February 13. Tip-Off is scheduled for 5:30 pm.